PLEASE CHECK ALL MEASUREMENTS IMAGES AND INFORMATION AT BOTTOM OF THE PAGE. A vintage Viking figure head which is carved from oak I would say it was sapwood oak as it is softer than heartwood and likely European oak [please see condition below] looking at the base I would say it is spliced not one solid piece. It has a good weight nice grain rich colour and in beautiful condition. In Oseburg South of Oslo in 1904 during an excavation of a burial mound a cart was unearthed which was carved with all manner of mythical creatures and like the one listed the head of a bearded man.
Age - post 1940's. Measurements - approx 18cm 7.09 inches tall-8.2cm 3.23 inches wide widest point and 9cm 3.54 inches deep deepest part. Condition - very very good used condition-1 issues-light age related surface wear-nothing to worry about-see image 7 top right there is a tiny black mark where I hot pinned it to make sure that it is wood , which it is and 1 small notch 9. Additional notes - stock no 6405. ALL ANTIQUE VINTAGE AND SECOND HAND ITEMS MAY SHOW SIGNS OF WEAR I WILL TRY TO HIGHLIGHT ANY IMPERFECTIONS.The item "Carved Oak Bearded Viking Head Heavy Chunky Lovely Condition 606g" is in sale since Friday, March 19, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Woodenware\Carved Figures/Models". The seller is "loveitclickitnow" and is located in Aylesford. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, El salvador, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay, Viet nam.